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John Houstoun petition

John Houstoun petition

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Houstoun petition
Creator: Houstoun, John, 1744-1796
Inclusive Dates: 1780-1789
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2457
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

John Houstoun (1744-1796) was governor of Georgia, the first mayor of Savannah, commanded the Georgia Militia during the American Revolution, and represented Georgia in the Continental Congress.

For further information, see the article "John Houstoun" at the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a petition of John Houstoun to George Walton concerning money owed to the state by William McIntosh and Lachlan McIntosh of Chatham County, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Houstoun petition, ms2457, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Houstoun, John, 1744-1796

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Petition, 1780-1789